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Omarion Pens Special Letter to Girlfriend & Son for Mother's Day

by Amber McKynzie [A. KAY]

Mother's Day is just two days away, and while people everywhere will be celebrating the special women in their lives who wear… Read More

"Because of Her, I Am"

'Because of Her, I Can' Celebrates
Black Moms [VIDEO]

As we embark on a weekend filled with brunches, gifting sessions, and other means of celebrating and honoring the bonds we share… Read More

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Brenda Nicole Moorer

If the success of Pharrell’s “Happy” on the music charts is any indication, R&B with a simple, uplifting… Read More

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Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’ Turns 50 [REVIEW]

by Matthew Allen

The late Amiri Baraka was more than an acclaimed poet and author; he was an anthropologist in real time. Over five decades of his… Read More

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Arturo O’Farrilll Tributes Father’s Afro-Latin Jazz Legacy

by Souleo

Many years ago, if you had asked Arturo O’Farrill to pay tribute to the music legacy of his father, Chico O’Farrill… Read More

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Bill Cosby Gives Parenting Advice on ‘Arsenio’ [VIDEO]

Wednesday night, comedic legend Bill Cosby made a rare appearance on ‘Arsenio,’ talking comedian to comedian… Read More

Kim Kardashian Discovers Racism Exists, Pens Thoughtful Essay

Kim Kardashian Learns about Racism

by Jezebel

33-year-old Kim Kardashian learns about racism. Kim Kardashian wrote an informal essay about her views on… Read More

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Jada Says ‘Nothing Sexual’ About Controversial Willow Pic

by Cecily Michelle

Jada Says “Nothing Sexual” About Willow’s Controversial Bed Flick Not sure if you all have seen the recent… Read More

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‘Evolution of a Criminal’:
One Man’s Journey from Bank Robbery to Filmmaking

by Margeaux Johnson

“He doesn’t look like a criminal.”  Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe has heard that statement too many times… Read More

Shonda Rhimes Smacks Down Harrison Casting Rumors

Shonda Rhimes Sets the Record Straight with Scandal Rumor

by The Root

Shonda Rhimes dismisses rumor about a replacement for "Harrison." Yesterday, the website Deadline reported… Read More

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